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Major EU powers recognise Guaido as Venezuela's interim president

France, Spain, and the United Kingdom announced Monday that they are recognising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president after an eight-day deadline for President Nicolas Maduro to call elections was not met. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told reporters in Madrid on Monday that: “We are working for the return of full democracy in Venezuela: human rights, elections and no more political prisoners.”“I recognise the president of Venezuela’s assembly, Mr. Juan Guaido, as president in charge of Venezuela,” Sanchez said in a televised statement.This echoed the words of other Western European countries like France, after an eight-day deadline they set on January 26 for Maduro to call elections came and went.The other major EU countries to recognise Guaido include Germany, Portugal, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland and the Netherlands.

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